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Summertime Blues IV

By Glostopcat  
A set of images of some of the blue butterflies i've seen on the limestone grasslands of the Cotswolds this summer:
V1-2 - Chalkhill blue male at Prestbury Hill
V3 - Male Adonis blue at Swelshill Bank in Stroud
V4-5 - Female Adonis blue at Swelshill Bank in Stroud
V6-7 - Male common blue on devils bit scabious at Prestbury Hill
V8 - Brown argus at Prestbury Hill
V9 - Male Chalkhill blue at Prestbury Hill
V10 - Male Adonis blue on carline thistles at Swelshill Bank
V11- Brown argus on dandelion at Swelshill Bank
V12 - Brown argus on Rodborough Common in Stroud

Tags: Butterflies Close-up and macro Common blue Adonis blue Chalkhill blue Brown argus Glos Wildlife and nature

Voters: Holmewood, rontear, cheesey and 63 more

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rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
27 Oct 2013 12:17AM
A beautiful collection Ed.

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Nikonuser1 Plus
5 146 16 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 12:36AM
A super collection of butterfly imagesSmile

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
27 Oct 2013 1:11AM
A superb set of images Ed.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
27 Oct 2013 1:22AM
Superb set Ed.


akhtarkhan 15 4 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 1:37AM
Its so very pretty lady, incredible detail and fabulous wingspread. Superb colours and very natural surrounding. Fantastic capture.Smile
27 Oct 2013 2:46AM
Beautiful collection IMHO v6, 8 and 11 would deserve a separate, stand alone upload/showing - especially 6!
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
27 Oct 2013 3:34AM
Super images Ed !! V6 is tops Smile
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
27 Oct 2013 4:14AM
Another fine set, Ed, each one a shot I'd have been so pleased with were it mine, but your V 1 takes a lot of beating, the detail there quite exquisite.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 4:40AM
Splendid series again.
ColleenA Plus
5 348 5 Australia
27 Oct 2013 5:17AM
12 beauties usual top class
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
27 Oct 2013 6:17AM
V's 2 & 10 are my pick of a wonderful selection of blues, Ed, all superb captures. Carol
Nigeve1 Plus
4 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 7:11AM
Great set. V1 best followed by 3 and 12.
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
27 Oct 2013 7:26AM
Fabulous series Ed. Enough here to make a book on its own!!GrinGrinGrin
27 Oct 2013 8:00AM
Super set of images Ed,
27 Oct 2013 8:18AM
Nice variation of shades of Blue here Ed'. Great Hairy detail in V1

John Smile
8 10 10 England
27 Oct 2013 8:49AM
A well assembled set of summer memories.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
27 Oct 2013 8:55AM
What wonderful and excellent set of images,ED,All very beautiful indeed,
Nice work Ed,
27 Oct 2013 10:11AM
Great set of brilliant captures!
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 10:35AM
Impressive set... Hard to choose a favorite as they are all of such good quality and beauty! GrinGrin
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
27 Oct 2013 11:08AM
A wonderfully awesome and beautiful set of images! PattiSmileSmileSmile
DerekL Plus
12 181 24 England
27 Oct 2013 12:04PM
A set to be proud of Ed.

EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 12:16PM
Great captureSmile

Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
27 Oct 2013 3:08PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1962 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 3:57PM
"Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues"
for Eddie Cochran and you, too, Ed.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
27 Oct 2013 5:47PM
Many thanks for the user award Christine, it is greatly appreciated, Ed
Trev_B 10 151 68 England
27 Oct 2013 5:51PM
A collection to be proud of Edů the blue in v3 is particularly striking.

tonyng 7 10 2 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 6:00PM
Lovely set Ed. V3 & V4 for me.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 430 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 6:08PM
Outstanding set of Butterflys Ed, my favorite is the Adonis Blue
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 8:08PM
Great set, you certainly took a lot of butterflies in the summer months, I didn't see many this way
28 Oct 2013 5:38PM
Your just showing off now Smile
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
31 Oct 2013 2:38PM
10,12 and the other one,,number one,,great set.


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